Bhuvneshwar Kumar nominated for ICC monthly award after exploits against England

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Experienced India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was among the many cricketers nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award for March following his standout performances within the restricted overs matches against England.

The ICC on Thursday introduced the nominees to recognise one of the best performances from each female and male cricketers throughout all types of worldwide cricket.

Besides Bhuvneshwar, the others within the males’s class included ace leg-spinner Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams.

The nominees among the many girls’s comprised Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee and India’s Punam Raut.

Last month, Bhuvneshwar performed three ODIs against England the place he took 6 wickets with an economic system charge of 4.65. He additionally went on to play 5 T20Is against them the place he took 4 wickets with a implausible economic system charge of 6.38.

He was the standout bowler on both facet within the white ball collection between India and England.

Rashid took 11 wickets as his group received the second Test against Zimbabwe and adopted up with six wickets in a 3-0 T20I victory for his facet.

From Zimbabwe, Williams performed two Tests against Afghanistan the place he scored a complete of 264 runs and took 2 wickets. He additionally went on to play three T20Is against them whereby he scored 45 runs with a strike charge of 128.57.

In girls’s cricket, Rajeshwari performed 5 ODIs against South Africa and has been their main wicket-taker in each the white ball collection.

She took 8 wickets with an economic system charge of three.56 within the ODIs and within the three T20Is against the identical opponent she took 4 wickets with an economic system charge of 4.75.

Raut performed 5 ODIs against South Africa the place she scored a complete of 263 runs at 87.66 with a strike charge of 71.66. Raut has been India’s high run-scorer within the ODI collection against South Africa, scoring a century and two half-centuries in these video games.

From the South African camp, Lizelle performed 4 ODIs against India the place she scored a century and two half-centuries to maneuver to the highest of the ICC batting rankings.

The three nominees for every of the classes are shortlisted primarily based on the on-field performances and total achievements in the course of the interval of that month (the primary to the final day of every calendar month).

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